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Rookie Watch: Liuget suits Chargers

Originally Published: September 13, 2011
By Matt Williamson | Scouts Inc.

When the Chargers drafted Corey Liuget in the first round, it raised some eyebrows.

Liuget is a penetrating and explosive 3-technique type of defensive tackle who few saw as a fit in the 3-4 as an end. But the Chargers' version of the 3-4 is much more penetrating and active than most. Instead of asking their ends to hold the point, they want to get these players in the backfield.

Liuget is perfect for such duty. His statistics were not remarkable in his first game (two tackles), but ...

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